"Stretched Hands" Computer Cards

Sonia Landy Sheridan, American, 1925 - 2021



Copy art; 178 computer cards with strips of two 3M VQCs on paper affixed to top of each card

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the artist



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Digital and New Media

Research Area

Digital and New Media

Not on view


cards 1-97 numbered, in graphite, on reverse upper right. card 1 inscribed, in graphite, on reverse lower right: 286.1978

Exhibition History

Energized Artscience, The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois, May 3-June 4, 1978; Art/Science, University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, September 17-October 16, 1978, no. 59.

Publication History

Sonia Landy Sheridan, Energized Artscience, Saint Paul: A Generative Systems Publication, 1978, p. 38.


The artist, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 2004.

Catalogue Raisonne

Sonia Landy Sheridan - Diane Kirkpatrick Hood Inventory List #452 & 458: 3M VQC: "Stretched Hand," 3M Central Research Lab, 1976. [Note: Sheridan put her hand on the VQC machine and made a print. The print was cut into strips and each was put at the top o

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